Cheap flights from USA to Melbourne (MEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MEL flight in 2021: compare USA to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to Melbourne?

Flights from USA to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from USA to Melbourne in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $903.

When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to Melbourne (US - ME1)?

When flying from USA to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from USA to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for USA to MEL flights for October, November
30 Nov - 10 Dec
$943pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Nov - 8 Dec
$1,013pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$1,037pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

USA to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from USA found for this year
9 Dec - 11 Jan
$808pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 1 Feb
$813pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 14 Dec
$818pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from USA

Save time with USA to Melbourne direct flight deals
2 Mar - 30 Mar
$1,638pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Mar - 23 Mar
$1,640pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Mar - 12 Apr
$1,662pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from USA to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from USA, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$1,663pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Oct - 19 Nov
$1,758pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$1,819pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Melbourne
5:30 pm - 5:25 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
28h 55m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$621
FlightHub
8:00 am - 2:35 am
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
47h 35m
LAX - MEL
Singapore Airlines
$630
Fareboom
1:00 am - 7:30 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
59h 30m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$631
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From USA to Melbourne

Which airlines flying from United States to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from United States to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from United States to Melbourne include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from USA to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Melbourne for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $800, but on average you can expect to pay $806.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Melbourne for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Melbourne under $1,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Melbourne is less than $1,772.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Melbourne for under $1,700?

There are currently 15+ open flights from USA to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

How popular is this USA to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from United States to Melbourne have been viewed 149 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to Melbourne?

When booking a flight from USA to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on Sichuan Airlines, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to Melbourne?

The cheapest flight price from USA to Melbourne is $478. On average you can expect to pay $2,097. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $800.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Melbourne?

When deciding which route to take from USA to Melbourne consider Los Angeles - Melbourne, Los Angeles - Melbourne Avalon or San Francisco - Melbourne as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from USA?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Melbourne

Most visitors from USA will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to USA from Melbourne?

Returning to USA from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Departure points for flights from USA to Melbourne

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.35
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$98 $1,244 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$178 $1,354 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$197 $291 No cancel fee 62%
Qantas Airways
$199 $1,039 No cancel fee 74%
China Southern
$450 $1,274 No cancel fee 69%
United Airlines
$470 $1,119 No cancel fee 69%
Virgin Australia
$488 $1,060 No cancel fee 80%
Fiji Airways
$521 $886 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$595 $1,320 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$603 $858 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.